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What TV content rating would you prefer the Amazon series to have? (US TV Parental Guidelines system)
Poll: What TV content rating would you prefer the Amazon series to have? (US TV Parental Guidelines system)
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Oct 16, 6:30pm

Post #1 of 2 (821 views)
What TV content rating would you prefer the Amazon series to have? (US TV Parental Guidelines system) Can't Post

I realize that different countries have different systems, but I am most familiar with the US system, and also I presume each episode will receive a US content rating first before it is rated elsewhere, Amazon being a US company. The US TV Parental Guidelines system is perhaps less well known worldwide than the MPAA film rating system (G, PG, PG-13, R, NC-17), but quite similar:

TV-G (General Audience) - Most parents would find this program suitable for all ages. Although this rating does not signify a program designed specifically for children, most parents may let younger children watch this program unattended. It contains little or no violence, no strong language and little or no sexual dialogue or situations.

TV-PG (Parental Guidance Suggested) - This program contains material that parents may find unsuitable for younger children. Many parents may want to watch it with their younger children. The theme itself may call for parental guidance and/or the program contains one or more of the following: moderate violence (V), some sexual situations (S), infrequent coarse language (L) or some suggestive dialogue (D).

TV-14 (Parents Strongly Cautioned) - This program contains some material that many parents would find unsuitable for children under 14 years of age. Parents are strongly urged to exercise greater care in monitoring this program and are cautioned against letting children under the age of 14 watch unattended. This program contains one or more of the following: intense violence (V), intense sexual situations (S), strong coarse language (L) or intensely suggestive dialogue (D).

TV-MA (Mature Audiences Only) - This program is specifically designed to be viewed by adults and therefore may be unsuitable for children under 17. This program contains one or more of the following: graphic violence (V), explicit sexual activity (S) or crude indecent language (L).

I realize that, for some shows, not all episodes may have the same rating. For the purposes of this poll, assume that all episodes will have the same rating. Also for the purposes of this poll, I am not distinguishing different types of content that may affect the rating (D, L, S, V). What rating would you prefer?

If you wish to qualify your response further, you may do so in a post.


Tue, 4:16pm

Post #2 of 2 (177 views)
TV-PG [In reply to] Can't Post

We know there has to be violence, so it can't be G.


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